Criminal Justice Schools In Nevada

Criminal Justice classes faculty can choose to work at one of 12 accredited criminal justice schools in Nevada. The trends in Nevada's criminal justice academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in criminal justice includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Criminal Justice Certificate
  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice
  • Masters degree in Criminal Justice


Schools

  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

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  2. Everest College-Henderson

    170 North Stephaine Suite 145, Henderson, Nevada 89074

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  3. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

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  4. Great Basin College

    1500 College Parkway, Elko, Nevada 89801

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  5. Truckee Meadows Community College

    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

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  6. Western Nevada College

    2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, Nevada 89703-7399

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  7. Kaplan College-Las Vegas Campus

    3535 W. Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89102

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  8. University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus

    7455 W Washington Ave, Las Vegas, Nevada 89128-4340

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  9. ITT Technical Institute-Henderson

    168 N Gibson Rd, Henderson, Nevada 89014

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  10. Nevada State College

    1125 Nevada State Drive, Henderson, Nevada 89002

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  11. University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus

    10345 Professional Cir, Ste 200, Reno, Nevada 89251-5862

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  12. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Las Vegas

    3825 W Cheyenne Ave Ste 600, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89032

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Nevada 23,960
National 1,897,220

Of all of the criminal justice professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Nevada.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Nevada

24,260 25,340 25,600 24,600 23,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminal Justice is a shrinking field in Nevada. In Nevada, 480 less criminal justice professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Nevada, this field has shrunk by 2% in four years. This decline is slower than the change in the number of criminal justice professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of criminal justice professionals has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Criminal Justice VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$45,037 $47,737 $50,141 $52,266 $52,204
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nevada, as the number of criminal justice professionals is declining, the salaries earned by criminal justice professionals are increasing. The mean salary for criminal justice professionals in 2006 was $45,037 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $52,204 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Nevada

10th percentile
$34,956
25th percentile
$41,288
50th percentile
$49,808
75th percentile
$62,072
90th percentile
$73,744

This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of criminal justice, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid criminal justice professionals earning 111% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nevada state.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Nevada

Criminal Justice
$53,167
Criminology
$68,760
Homeland Security
$48,817
Paralegal
$48,855

In Nevada, criminal justice professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nevada

associate
16
bachelor
9
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
4
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As the number of criminal justice professionals is decreasing in Nevada state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited criminal justice schools in Nevada state is decreasing. In 2006, 491 students graduated from criminal justice courses in Nevada. And in 2010, 476 students graduated.

This represents a 3% decrease in the number of criminal justice degree or certificate school graduates in Nevada state. A majority of these graduates, or 53%, graduated with a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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